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artificial

Biology relating to superficial characteristics not based on the interrelationships of organisms
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artificial

Made to resemble a natural material or object, for example, faux marbre.
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Among these cases, 45 patients requesting for curettage because of embryonic developmental arrest were designated as the trial group and 33 patients with normal embryonic development and requesting for artificial abortion were designated as the control group.
Artificial abortion and subsequent spontaneous abortion
That didn't stop the authors from categorically declaring the non-existence of any ABC link, as in: "the number of spontaneous or artificial abortions were not found to be related to an increased risk of breast cancer." To draw such a conclusion without even showing the data--especially when the data for every other variable are shown--is entirely improper.